Member News


As part of giving back to our community, our chapter has set a  goal of offering 100 pro bono coaching sessions the week of September 21 through the Get Clear with Coaching program. This program raises awareness about our profession throughout the community by offering individuals a one-time opportunity to experience coaching.

Right now, we have 13 coaches signed up, which means each coach will need to offer 7-8 sessions that week to meet our goal. Please consider volunteering your time to offer a few sessions - you pick the day(s), the time,  and how you want to coach (phone, videoconference, etc.). We’ll set you up in our scheduling program, and Individuals will sign up online to meet with the coach of their choice.

To participate in either program, you need to:

  • Have an ICF credential (ACC, PCC, or MCC) or have completed at least 60 hours of coach training that is ICF accredited or recognized or recognized by the International Coaching Community

  • Be a member of ICF-TN

  • Be a member of ICF Global or sign a commitment to uphold the ICF Global Code of Ethics

To volunteer, please complete the online form at by August 7 , and a member of the Outreach Committee will reach out to you by August 14 with more information.

Thank you in advance for helping promote coaching in our community.


The navigator program is an opportunity for coaches to serve other coaches by sharing expertise and providing support. Navigator engagements consist of three 30-minute conversations. These interactions might focus on career, entrepreneurship or family, education, work-life balance, or any other topics the two parties agree on. Here’s how it works:

This program is designed to help our members build relationships, get needed resources, and pay it forward. Navigators will offer their time and identify their areas of expertise. Protégés will identify a need question or problem they have. The membership committee will pair Navigators with Proteges. They each sign terms of agreement and the pair will schedule and meet on their own from there. 

The ICFTN NAVIGATOR PROGRAM: matching a Coach with a question to a Coach with an answer.


Welcome New & Returning Members

Please give a warm welcome (or welcome back!) to our NEW members and our RENEWING members.

Amy Herr , Talent Management

Anita Bailey, Bailey Marketing Strategies

Bethany Belice, National Nuclear Security Administration

Diane Watson, Diane Watson Executive Coach

Kevin Richie, Talent Asset Partners

Leigh Ann Roberts, Circle Center Consulting, LLC

Lisa Battle-Gwathney, Beyond Grand Coaching, LLC

Patricia James, PB&J Consulting

Sara Skillen, SkillSet Coaching & Organizing

Susan Salomone, Amedisys

New Member Orientation Dates

Aug 28 11:30-12:30 Virtual
Nov 13 10:00-11:00 TBD

Member Note: Don't hesitate to contact ICFTN Assistant, Celeste Shepherd, if you need any assistance renewing a membership, filling out your profile, or navigating the site.

In addition to the many benefits of the ICF Global, the ICF TN local chapter provides coaches with the personal connections that can only be gained through community. Click here for a description of all the benefits your Tennessee Chapter ICF membership conveys.


Member Support


If you have Member News, such as career and business news items (company name change, accreditation, significant award, etc.), please send that information to ICFTN Assistant, Celeste Shepherd.

Support your fellow coaches by letting them know how ICFTN membership can benefit them. Please share the value you get from chapter membership. Submit your testimonial to the ICFTN president at [email protected].



Instructions for How To Update Your Member Profile>>

Contact Celeste at [email protected] if you need help updating your profile.



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